Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Tena at Orrin Brothers Circus (Circo Teatro Orrin)

 ☨ ♀ Tena  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Dead: 1968
Death reason: accident: struck by a bus
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Orrin Brothers Circus (Circo Teatro Orrin), in Mexico

Date of arrival

1964-00-00Orrin Brothers Circus (Circo Teatro Orrin)
from Al G-Kelly Miller Brothers Circus

1942-00-00Al G-Kelly Miller Brothers Circus
from Russel Hall

Russel Hall
from Russell Brothers Circus

1940-00-00Russell Brothers Circus
from Downie Brothers Circus

1931-00-00Downie Brothers Circus
from Downie Brothers Circus

Record history
History of updates2010-06-04: text, prev. locations

Latest document update2020-10-18 06:25:24
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† Tena is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Orrin Brothers Circus (Circo Teatro Orrin), in Mexico, from accident 1968. Official death reason described as struck by a bus.

See also a more detailed list with the elephants arrival dates etc.


Tena was born wild .

Comments / pictures

Records about Tena from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at
1926-30 Downie Bros. Circus (Andrew Downie)
1931-39 Downie Bros. Circus (Chas. Sparks)
1940-41 Russell Hall
1942-64 Kelly Miller Circus
1964-68 Circo Orrin (Mexico)
(Killed when struck by a bus)

Records about Tena from Bob Cline
1926-bought by Andrew Downie Female Asian
1926 to 1939 - Downie Bros. Circus
1940 to 1941 - Russell Bros. Circus
2/42 Russell Hall sold to Kelly-Miller Circus
1942 to 1963 - Al G. Kelly-Miller Bros. Circus
1964 - sold to Circo Union in Mexico

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tena, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Orrin Brothers Circus (Circo Teatro Orrin) in Mexico. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 17 September 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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